Land plan will see SA starve – farmers
Author: Mervyn Naidoo and Vivian Attwood
Arguably the world’s biggest sugar cane farmer, Charl Senekal, of Pongola, believes the government’s plan to reduce land ownership in South Africa is “absolutely ridiculous”.
Senekal was referring to comments made by President Jacob Zuma during his State of the Nation address this week in which he proposed a new law that would restrict land ownership to 12 000 hectares. “If that law is passed South Africa will have a food crisis,” he said.
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